JTEC monograph on biodegradable polymers and plastics in Japan
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JTEC monograph on biodegradable polymers and plastics in Japan research, development, and applications by Robert W. Lenz

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Published by International Technology Research Institute, JTEC/WTEC Program, Distributed by National Technical Information Service in Baltimore, Md, Springfield, Va .
Written in English



  • Japan.


  • Polymers -- Biodegradation -- Japan.,
  • Biodegradable plastics -- Japan.,
  • Plastics industry and trade -- Japan.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesBiodegradable polymers and plastics in Japan
StatementRobert W. Lenz.
ContributionsJapanese Technology Evaluation Center (Loyola College in Maryland)
LC ClassificationsQP801.P64 L46 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL624335M
ISBN 101883712386
LC Control Number96224103

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